Bachelor International Business - Fast Track


Program Description


The International Business Fast-Track (IB-FT) programme caters towards your academic needs with a 3 year, 180 credits Business Bachelor degree programme. The IB Fast-Track programme is taught entirely in English. The programme delivers the same intended learning outcomes as the four-year programme, only more academic in nature, using a much broader range of literature and business theory. Be prepared to work on your personal, professional and global skills, and expect to learn the essentials of international business. The IB Fast-Track programme prepares you to thrive in the world of international business, through courses in the fields of economics, marketing, finance, management, information technology, trade, and cultures.

Career opportunities

AMSIB alumni are scattered across the globe, progressing in their careers in positions of management and leadership. As an International Business (IB-FT) graduate you are a valuable asset to employers as you have acquired a solid theoretical understanding of business administration and will be able to convert these theories into practice and actual products. During your studies, you will have already built a valuable network and will be able to fulfil any international function at management level in the business-to-consumer or business-to-business sector. By the time you complete your studies, you will be an educated business professional who is able to offer socially responsible and sustainable business solutions for future challenges. With around 1.5 years of accumulated international experience, you will also be able to apply the practical knowledge that you have learned in a multicultural working environment.

What your future business card might look like:

  • Business Development Manager at Shell, Belgium
  • International Product Manager at Cinemotion, Bulgaria
  • Import and Export Assistant at Philips, France
  • International Marketing Assistant at Deutsche Bank, USA
  • Export Manager at Bosch, Denmark
  • International Marketing Manager at Mercedes, Dubai
  • International Marketing Researcher at Deloitte, Netherlands
  • International Publicity Agent at United Nations, USA, and Rwanda

Admission Criteria

In order to be admitted to the IB-FT programme, evidence is required to prove that you have passed the standardized examinations for university entrance of your nation of origin, equal to the level of a Dutch vwo-diploma. These include International Baccalaureate, Abitur, GCSEs 3 subjects and GCE with 3 Advanced Level (graded A, B or C). As the programme is conducted in English we expect our students to have good English-language writing and speaking skills.

AMSIB Open Days

Come and find out about your programme of interest and experience the atmosphere at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

What can you expect from an AMSIB open day?

You can come and obtain general information about the programmes that we offer. Follow a trial class, workshop or miniature lecture of a programme. Talk to one of our study advisors on one of the study choice squares, or get answers to your questions from students and professors.

Please register in advance for the open day. You can do so by visiting the following web page:

Three weeks before the open day we will send you a link in which you can select the study programmes you would like to visit.

The open days will be held on:

Saturday 2 November 2019, 10.00 - 14.00 Hrs

Saturday 14 December 2019, 10.00 - 14.00 Hrs

Saturday 8 February 2020, 10.00 - 14.00 Hrs

Tuesday 7 April 2020, 18.00 - 21.00 hrs - open evening

Last updated Sep 2019

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About the School

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is based in The Netherlands, in the city of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is a cosmopolitan city where 175 different nationalities live and work together and ... Read More

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is based in The Netherlands, in the city of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is a cosmopolitan city where 175 different nationalities live and work together and where the English language is largely spoken. The city is a hotbed of education and research in all conceivable areas: culture and society, trade, logistics, aviation, shipping, ICT, sport, healthcare, education and much more. At AUAS we take full advantage of this wealth of opportunities in order to provide the best possible education and produce cutting-edge research. Read less


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